The Labour Party Autumn conference arrives in Brighton today [September 26] but the planning has been underway for a year.
Around 11,000 delegates, exhibitors, media and staff will fill the Brighton Centre and nearby hotels. Sussex Police have mounted "Operation Otter" to safeguard the delegates. All eyes will be on Labour's new leader - elected earlier this month - to see how he is received by the party faithful. Labour have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity since he took control, with tens of thousands of new members.
Lively political debate for the south of England. Huw Merriman, the Sussex Conservative MP, Baroness Brinton of Kenardington in Kent for the LibDems, and Peter Kyle, Hove's Labour MP join Phil Hornby.
This month: the Labour leadership - what will a Jeremy Corbyn victory mean for our region? The refugee and migrant crisis - the numbers don't add up; and the House of Lords: how many more peers do we need? Really?
Victory for Labour in the Hastings local council elections; runner-up place to the Conservatives but not such a good result for any of the other parties.
David Johns has our round-up, talking to Cllr Jeremy Birch (Lab), leader of the council; Cllr Robert Cooke (Cons); and Ralph Steven Atkinson from UKIP
The publisher of former spin doctor Damian McBride's memoirs has received a police caution after admitting common assault over a brawl with a protester during a live television interview.
Political blogger Iain Dale, from Tunbridge Wells, attended Brighton's John Street police station to be interviewed by Sussex Police detectives about the scuffle with veteran campaigner, Stuart Holmes.
The incident on Brighton seafront was on the same day as Ed Miliband's keynote speech at the Labour party conference.
It appeared that Mr Dale tried to get Mr Holmes' anti-nuclear banner out of shot during an interview.
Iain Dale, the publisher of former spin doctor Damian McBride, has received a police caution after admitting common assault over a scuffle with a protester during a live television interview in Brighton, Sussex Police said
The Labour leader Ed Miliband has been on the campaign trail in Kent today, ahead of next month's county council elections. Malcolm Shaw reports.
The Labour Leader Ed Miliband has begun his tour of Kent. He's arrived at ASDA in Greenhithe where he's been chatting with staff and customers.
Mr Miliband will be moving on to Gravesend later this morning and Maidstone this afternoon.